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A Little Dexter for Monster-Mania 13

Just a quick update to our last story on all the bloody goods Dread Central will be bringing to Monster-Mania 13 August 21-23rd! Showtime wanted to jump in and celebrate the release of "Dexter" Season 3, so they've kicked in some DVD sets for our hourly prizes! The set drops August 18th at serial killer loving stores near you.

Monster-Mania 13 Riddled with Goodies

Monster-Mania descends on Cherry Hill, NJ, once more this August 21-23rd for its lucky 13th event! This year’s show expects thousands of horror fans from all across the globe to meet and greet horror’s elite including film legends John Landis, Dick Miller, John Astin, Dee Wallace Stone, Lloyd Kaufman, Sid Haig, PJ Soles, and Michael Berryman. Looking for stars of your favorite movies and TV shows? How do James Marsters, Michael Biehn, Adam West, David Naughton, Kelly Lebrock, and Derek Mears grab you?

San Diego Comic-Con 09 Photo Gallery Now Live

It's taken a while to get up our official San Diego Comic-Con 09 photo gallery up, and we have a good reason why it's taken so long ... it's friggin' massive!

Event Report: CryptiCon: Seattle 2009: The Butcher's Diary

Sean "The Butcher" Smithson here. Sometime scribe for these here pages at Dread Central, sometime horror host, sometime jungle explorer, sometime exorcist, even sometime astronaut. But this time I'm here reporting on what it's like to help organize events and program films for a horror convention. Or at least, what it was like for me at this particular con, CryptiCon Seattle 2009.

Event Report: Monsterpalooza, Burbank CA

The date is the 31st of May, 2009. Let me just say this first and foremost; I go to a shit ton of conventions. Shit ton as in a whole lot of conventions. And believe it or not, I've never done a write-up on any of them. I've filmed plenty of videos at conventions and talked about them on podcasts and what have you, but never written an article about one.

Crypticon: Horror In The Emerald City!

No, it’s not Microsoft’s follow-up to Windows Vista – it’s the 2009 Crypticon being held at the Seattle Center June 5th through June 7th!

Fango NY Weekend of Horrors Looking Insane!

Ah yes, East Coasters! We in the West don't have a lock on all the horror having fun! You're about to get your turn once the Fangoria Weekend of Horrors rolls into NYC on June 5th to the 7th!

Off to the Fango Weekend of Horrors

OK, kids! The Dread Central gang are off to the Fangoria Weekend of Horrors. Know what that means? It means we're gonna be partying, and lord knows we need it!

Chicago Horror Society to Honor Women of Horror

Listen up, Chicago-area horror fans! Looking for something charitable to do but still want to stick close to your horror roots?

Gorezone Weekend of Horror Announced

The guys and ghouls who staff Dread Central are all located in the US, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have lots of love for our brethren in grue over on the other side of the pond.

Monster-Mania 12 Photo Gallery

Didn't make it to the last Monster-Mania convention? No worries! Nomad has chimed in with a boatload of images from the show!

Fango LA Weekend of Horrors Looking HUGE!

The granddaddy of all horror shows will be returning to the LA Convention Center this April, and if you thought the line-ups of past shows were killer, wait until you see what Fangoria's got cooking next!

Chicago Weekend of Horrors Winners Announced!

In the Windy City and looking to spend some time with a few old dead friends? Well, we have your hook-up!

The Weekend of Horrors Invades Chi-town!

With 2009 already in full swing horror-wise, you know that there's gonna be a lot of shows to get to in order to meet your favorite stars! And where better to start than the Fangoria Weekend of Horrors?

Monsterpalooza Looms in May

Monsterpalooza is set to stomp the Marriott Burbank Convention Center during the weekend of May 29-31. The convention features special effects artists from the horror industry along with their many works. Highlights include a walk-thru museum of horror monsters and artwork, guest artist celebrities, and a slew of vendors selling original artwork, collectibles, illustrations, masks, props, resin kits, and much more!